Latino Affairs

Economic development, aerospace, immigration highlight Wright State’s annual Regional Summit

Wright State President David R. Hopkins, State Sen. Chris Widener and Provost S. Narayanan

Business leaders, educators, government officials and others discussed developing initiatives in workforce development and globalization during Wright State’s annual Regional Summit. Continue reading

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Latino children at El Puente reap benefits of tutoring from Wright State education students
Lauren Hummel tutoring

Wright State graduate students tutor Latino children while improving their teaching skills at El Puente, a Wright State tutoring program. Continue reading

Building bridges

Tony Ortiz helps Wright State connect with the Latino community
Tony Ortiz

As Wright State’s associate vice president for Latino affairs, Tony Ortiz is building bridges between the university and the area’s growing Latino community. Continue reading

Amigos Latinos Gala raises thousands for Latino students in the Dayton area

Logo for the Wright State Alumni Association

Wright State is quickly building a Latino community following that’s stepping up to help students. Continue reading

Amigos Latinos Alumni Gala to raise money for Latino Wright State students

Logo for the Wright State Alumni Association

The inaugural Amigos Latinos Alumni Gala is set for Saturday, May 10, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Wright State University Nutter Center. Continue reading

Workshop focuses on supporting immigrant entrepreneurs in Dayton

Richard Herman

Supporting Dayton’s immigrant entrepreneurs and preparing young people to compete in the global economy focus of the Immigrant, Inc. workshop at Wright State. Continue reading

Wright State President, Ohio leaders to address Latino education gap at Latino Education Summit

Wright State to host first Ohio Latino Education Summit

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins will join Ohio Board of Regents Senior Vice Chancellor Gary Cates, Ohio educators and lawmakers on March 5. Continue reading

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Student who landed at Wright State from Puerto Rico finds meaning in student food pantry
Felix Enrique Torres

Graduate student Felix Enrique Torres, who landed at Wright State from Puerto Rico, finds meaning in student food pantry. Continue reading

College experience for student Victor Colon includes lending a sympathetic ear

College experience for student Victor Colon includes lending a sympathetic ear

The phone rings in the middle of the night, jarring him awake. On the line is a Wright State student in a full-blown meltdown over a personal crisis—a failed test, financial worries or a broken heart. Continue reading

Wright State to host first Ohio Latino Education Summit

Wright State to host first Ohio Latino Education Summit

Steps to strengthen the educational system for Latinos will be the focus of a first-of-its-kind Ohio summit at Wright State University that will draw lawmakers, teachers, administrators and students.

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